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Jan 21, 2013 2:00pm PST
>> live from berlin, this is "journal" on dw. >> here are the headlines. u.s. president obama balm kicks off his second term with a call for national unity. >> a regional election in germany, a wakeup call for the chancellor. >> and extreme winter weather halts travel across much of northern europe. >> we start this show in washington where president obama balm has publicly taken the oath of office for his second term. he had to take it twice. >> official ceremony held in private on sunday at the white house. now the ceremonial swearing in in front of more than 700,000 people that showed up. >> and an international audience watching on tv. a lot of europeans want to know which way the world's biggest economy is headed and can politicians sort things out. here is a man that thinks he can make a difference the second time around. obama then looked forward to his next and final four years in office calling an end to the politics of division and saying the united states could achieve anything if it acted as one. >> a decade of war is now ending. an economic recovery has begun. america'
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Jan 21, 2013 3:00pm PST
now!" >> please raise your right hand and repeat after me. i've barack the same obama do solemnly swear. >> i do solemnly swear that i will faithfully execute the office of president of the united states. g> four years after making history by becoming the first african-american president, barack obama kicks off the second term on martin luther king day. today and inauguration day special. we will air highlights from last ides' peace ball including naacp president benjamin jealous. >> the challenge for our country is never to see the day when a person of color would be president, nor the challenge for our country was to ensure that it would be safe for it to have -- happen again and again. >> we'll also hear from the legendary poet son the sanchez, ralph nader, sweet honey and the rock, and angela davis. >> let me say this time around we cannot subordinate our aspirations and our hopes to presidential agenda. >> we will look at big money behind the inauguration. four years ago president obama refused to accept corporate donations, but this year exxonmobil, at&t, christoph are among
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Jan 17, 2013 8:00am PST
about this issue. >> as president obama prepares for his second inauguration, broadcaster tavis smiley calls on the white house to prioritize the fight against poverty in obama's second term rid of that and more coming up. this is "democracy now!," democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. president obama has formally unveiled his proposals to reform the nation's gun laws more than a month after the shooting massacre in newtown. on wednesday, obama called for reinstating the ban on assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition magazines, expanding background checks for gun buyers, improving the delivery of mental health services, and allowing schools to hire up to 1000 school resource officers and counselors. obama presented his plan alongside vice-president joe biden, who headed the white house task force appointed after newtown. >> in the months since 20 precious children and six brave adults were violently taken from us in sandy hook elementary, more than 900 of our fellow americans have reportedly died at the end of a gun. 900. in the past month. and every day we
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Jan 17, 2013 9:00am PST
after the reelection of president obama. in the book, they write there are nearly 150 pour and near poor people in america who are not responsible for the damage done by the great recession, yet they pay the price. they did not create the deindustrialization of america. one of the largest economic institutions in the world were brought to their collective knees, they went crawling to the government in search of salvation. the government obliged, allowing them to socialize on the backs of mainstream americans. the housing and job crisis they created fostered a poverty unseen in generations not just an inner-city ghettos, but also in suburbs and rural areas, crossing racial, age, and gender lines. nearly one-third of the american middle-class, mostly families with children have fallen into poverty. the book is yours for $75. the dvd of our full conversation on and off the air and the full event the night before his yours for contribution of $100. put that together and you can have them for $150. call 866-3594334. it is your call that makes the difference. you may democracy now! happen ever
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Jan 16, 2013 7:00pm PST
if there is even one like it can be saved we have an obligation to try. >> president barack obama unveils a bold plan to control guns in the u.s. in the face of fierce optimism. -- opposition. this is al jazeera, live from our headquarters in doha. coming up -- another blow for boeing. the u.s. grounds its fleet of 787 dreamliners for safety checks. dozens of foreign workers are taken office at one algeria's biggest gas facilities. more french troops arrive in neighboring mali to launch a offensive against rebel fighters. president barack obama has unveiled the most sweeping gun proposal -- gun control proposal in the u.s. for two decades. it follows the death of 20 children at last month in one of the worst mass shootings in american history. they are urging congress to reinstate a expired ban on assault weapons, limit ammunition background -- magazines to 10 bullets, mandate background checks for all gun sales, and impose harsher penalties for traffickers and unauthorized deals. the plan faces fierce opposition from america's powerful gun lobby. >> president barack obama brought
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Jan 15, 2013 8:00am PST
with the full awareness of officers at all levels of command. >> as president obama nominates vietnam veterans john kerry and chuck hagel to cabinet posts, we will speak with nick turse, author of an explosive new book, "kill anything that moves: the real american war in vietnam." all of that and more coming up. this is "democracy now!," democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. president obama is preparing to unveil a comprehensive plan to address gun violence that is expected to include legislation tightening background checks on potential gun buyers as well as 19 separate actions obama could take using executive power. at a news conference monday, obama confirmed he would support proposals for new assault weapons ban. he said a task force led by vice president joe biden had presented him with a list of " common sense" steps to prevent shootings like the one at sandy hook and elementary school. obama also alluded to potential resistance from opponents of gun control. >> part of the challenge we confront is even the sight -- slightest hint of some sensible responsible legis
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Jan 15, 2013 9:00am PST
. it examined everything from the cold war to the fall of communism, continuing through to the obama administration. this is a trailer for the miniseries. >> i want to make it as exciting as it can be. history is an interesting subject. we want to report what actually happened. you cannot just except what is handed down. this is the key to the whole series, is to find out how we got to where we are. it is a great, great story. >> that was the trailer for "the untold history of the united states." it will air on monday evenings at 8:00 p.m. and is available on demand. oliver stone joins us here in new york, and we are joined by his co-author, peter. we welcome you both to "democracy now." oliver stone, you have been working on this for years, and be announced to people. why? >> it was apri big job for need. i have been working on it for four and a half years. i recently discussed wallace and the bomb at one of his glasses and we ended up talking for about an hour, hour-and-a-half. wallace was a key to the link -- would we have dropped the bomb? that is the origin mess. still my daught
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Jan 16, 2013 8:00am PST
to be taken away. >> a month after the massacre at sandy hook elementary school, president obama is calling for a ban on assault weapons and high- capacity ammunition magazines. the nra says congress will not approve either. we will spend the hour on guns, believing -- beginning with colin goddard, a survivor of the virginia tech massacre that killed 32. >> we're up against an industry, pe le who profit when others use bullets. we really have to engage the citizens of voice to drown out the industry that profits from shootings like this continually in our country. >> will host a debate about placing armed police officers in schools. critics say this helps school- to-prison. the deep financial ties to the firearm industry. all of that and more coming up. this is "democracy now!," democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. president obama is set to propose sweeping new gun restrictions today more than a month after the newtown school massacre. obama reportedly will call for a ban on assault weapons and high- capacity ammunition magazines as well as expanded background checks
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Jan 19, 2013 2:00pm PST
republic. >> in the capital of the u.s., washington and the rest of the country prepares for barack obama's second inauguration. ethiopia." >>> hello. a reminder of the headlines on al-jazeera. algerian special forces stormed a gas facility to end the four- day hostage crisis. these pictures show some of the hostages at the gas plant. it is believed 19 were killed, along with 29 gunmen. some remain unaccounted for. the french foreign minister has called on west african leaders to take the lead in the military operation in mali. syrian activists are reporting heavy shelling as the u.n. delegation arrives in the capital damascus to assess the humanitarian plight. >>> in the central african republic, 66 children are facing the threat of death, even though they are in the care of the un's children it agency. unicef took them under protection last month said it would not be recruited as a child soldiers. andrew simmons reports on the threat to these children's, despite the peace deal. >> she is a teenager and should be at school. instead, she is part of a rebellion that has a fragile peace agr
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Jan 20, 2013 2:00pm PST
>> barack obama is officially sworn in as u.s. president for a second term. >> he took the oath of office at a small ceremony in the white house. preparations are on the way for a larger ceremony on monday. you are watching al-jazeera live from london. more details emerge from the algerian hostage crisis. five kidnappers have been captured alive. french forces in mali launch more attacks on the rebel stronghold. british children learn about forced marriage as the british government or as to ban the practice. barack obama has officially begun his second term. they're putting the issue touches to a more elaborate inauguration on monday. he's the 17th u.s. president to serve a second term in office. he took the oath of office a small ceremony earlier. >> i greater thanbarack hussein obama do solemnly swear that i will faithfully execute the office of the united states and will to the best of my ability preserve, protect, and defend the constitution of the united states. >> our white house correspondent takes a look ahead at what lies in store for the president the next four years.
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Jan 21, 2013 7:00pm PST
control, and my colleagues are told to go back home. it has been quiet. >> barack obama has begun his second term as u.s. president with a call to action. after taking the oath of office, he told americans to seize the moment and said the country's possibilities were limitless. 800,000 people were watching his inauguration speech. he warned america must make tough choices to cut the deficit, and he pledged to support democracy from asia to africa and from the americas to the middle east. we will be live in washington in just a moment, but first this report. >> this is the day he fought so hard for. president barack obama begins his second term and gets another chance to change america. >> i swear i will faithfully execute -- >> it was a smaller crowd than the last time he took the oath of office, but he tried to inspire. >> you and i as citizens have the obligation to shape the debate of our time not only with the votes we cast but with the voices we live in defense of our most ancient values and injuring ideas. -- answering ideas. >> he believes he needs to get the american people in
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Jan 22, 2013 5:30am PST
. >> the latest on the offensive against rebels in northern mali as the situation worsens for refugees. obama part two. he starts his second term with easy steps. >> welcome back. you can see systems across the whole of europe. we're seeing further snowe in many areas. it is the same situation on road and rail transport. we are expecting further snow in the forecast. it does pick up on heavy snow across the caribbean peninsula. there could be some real problems. we have a lot of snow and then will continue for the next few days. it is cold across scandinavia. minus 7 degrees in stockholm. we have brisk winds in algeria. 11 degrees in algiers. seasonal rains pushing it across africa. v. >> welcome back. israel's prime minister has cast his ballot as polls open for parliamentary elections. he is a favorite to win another term in office but he will meet to form a coalition. this video shows a town which is close to a military base. japan's central bank has taken a bold step to kickstart the economy and taken on a commitment to buy assets. a japanese delegation has arrived in china to try to repair ta
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Jan 16, 2013 2:00pm PST
. >> u.s. president barack obama unveils a draft for sweeping gun proposals to set the stage for the battleground with firearm activists. >> a helicopter crashes in central london in heavy fog. >> the conflict in mali has seen a dramatic escalation with french troops now involved in heavy fighting with islamist rebels. international support for the intervention is growing with germany providing two military transport planes. >> the fighting threatens to spill over to other countries with islamists in algeria taking western hostages in response to the french deployments. we will have more on that later in the show, but first, the latest from mali. >> french armored vehicles headed north to the front line after setting out from the capital. another convoy had left tuesday from a town close to the offenses target, which fell into rebel hands two days ago. french and malian troops have to retake the city as soon as they can. military chiefs have pledged 3300 soldiers to fight the rebels. germany has offered logistical support. >> this logistical support consists of making two of
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Jan 20, 2013 11:00pm PST
. the government's promise of a cease-fire. >> i do solemnly swear. >> barack obama is sworn in to the second term. and a brush with fame. troops are working to secure an clear gas pumps. the attackers kidnapped and killed dozens of farm workers. soldiers found another 25 dead hostages on sunday. one security official has at least 81, including captives and attackers. five of the hostage-takers were captured and found alive. they had all been killed in the final assault 20 years of experience in afghanistan, he is claiming his group is behind the attack. >> he is of the brigade. he claims his men launched an attack in eastern algeria, offering to stop if the u.s. releases from prison the man known from the blind shake -- as the blind shake. it is not clear if he took part of the assault or if he survived. he is believed to have been shot on thursday and sent to a news website. algerian bomb disposal teams are searching the plant for explosives and the remains of those killed during saturday's's final assault to freedom. they did recover more bodies on saturday. as many as 25. authorities released
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Jan 18, 2013 9:00am PST
on the spanish- language network univision last thursday, president obama faced tough questions over his immigration policies, including his failure to fulfill a campaign promise to enact comprehensive immigration reform during his first year in office. of a mccall the lack of immigration reform the biggest failure of his presidency but attempted to shift blame for the failure to republicans. >> when we talk about immigration reform in the first year, that's before the economy was on the verge of collapse. lehman brothers had collapsed. the stock market was collapsing. and so my first priority was making sure we prevented us from going into a great depression. and i think everybody remembers where we were four years ago. what i confess i did not expect, and so i'm happy to take responsibility for being naive here, is that republicans who had previously supported comprehensive immigration reform -- my opponent in 2008 who had been a champion of it and who attended these meetings -- suddenly would walk away. >> president obama's comments come as his administration faces scrutiny for deport
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Jan 18, 2013 3:00pm PST
the french operation in mali with intelligence and airlift. >> as the obama administration agrees to aid france's military bombing in mali, over 20 foreign hostages remain unaccounted for in neighboring algeria in what has been described as one of the biggest international hostage crises in decades. then cycling legend lance armstrong admits to oprah winfrey he cheated his way to a record seven tour de france titles. >> yes or no. did you ever take banned substances to enhance your cycling performance? >> yes. >> yes or no. was one of those banned substances epo? >> yes. >> did you ever blood dope or use blood transfusions to enhance your cycling performance? >> yes. >> will speak to sportswriter dave zirin, author of, "game over: how politics has turned the sports world upside down." as the fourth anniversary of roe v. wade approaches, we look at how antitrust legislation over the years has criminalize pregnancy, leaving hundreds of women to be forced to undergo unwanted medical procedures and locked up in jail or mental institutions all because there were pregnant? all that and more co
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Jan 15, 2013 2:00pm PST
will talk about that when we return. >> welcome back. in the u.s., barack obama says he will present a plan this week for cutting gun violence and month after the newtown massacre. >> it is thought the plan might include a ban on assault weapons, and there could be tighter controls on high- capacity ammunition clips as well as tougher background checks. >> what of the measure, one thing is for sure -- they will be controversial. here's a look at the latest data on guns in the u.s. and how they compare with europe. >> despite recurring shooting rampages, most recently in newtown, connecticut, before that in aurora, colorado, many americans still reject gun control. they say the right to bear arms is guaranteed by the u.s. constitution. the un estimates america has 88 guns for every 100 residents. guns are involved in about 30 murders per million residents. the contrast with europe is dramatic. britain has just 6.2 tons per hundred and less than one gun murder per million. germany has about 30 firearms per 100 residents. france even more, but relatively few gun murders. in germany, the high n
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Jan 15, 2013 7:00pm PST
.s. president barack obama is expected to approve a proposal banning sale of assault weapons. it's been just a month since 26 children were -- 20 children were gunned down in a classroom. president obama is likely to suggest expanding background checks for all gun sales and pushing forward and assault weapons ban and limiting the number bullets that can be in a clip. no one is talking about doing anything other than registering the assault weapons that are already in existence in this country. they are talking about banning future production. he knows he will have a tough fight in congress. we expect he will surround himself with concern school children as he talks to people through the camera. u.s. talk-show host oprah winfrey has been speaking about her interview lance armstrong. she would not confirm whether or not he confessed to taking drugs. the highly anticipated interview airs on thursday. >> it is a confession. >> a coup for oprah winfrey's fledgling network, but she gave few clues about what lance armstrong actually told her about alleged dumping. >> i would say he did not come cle
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Jan 14, 2013 7:00pm PST
what just happened. >> u.s. president barack obama has been speaking out about his country's debt crisis and also outlined the details of new gun control legislation. >> republicans have two choices. how they can act responsibly and pay america's bills or they can act irresponsibly and put america through another economic crisis. but they will not collect a ransom in exchange for not crashing the american economy. the financial well-being of the american people is not leverage to be used. the full faith and credit of the united states of america is not a bargaining chip. you can count on that the things i have said in the past, the belief we have to have stronger background checks and we can do a much better job in terms of keeping these magazine clips with high capacity of the hands of folks that should not have them. the assault weapons ban is meaningful and those of the things i continue to believe make sense. will all of them get through this congress? i don't know. >> welcome back. these of the stories making headlines. france is sending more troops to end terrorists linked t
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Jan 16, 2013 9:00am PST
of disillusionment with the obama administration? about half of the audience here has been disillusioned. let me ask you this question. would you rather be disillusioned or illusioned? consider is not such a bad thing. when you walk around with illusions, you do not see how things are. actually, one can be grateful for one's disillusionment, so i am for mine. [laughter] the more disillusioned you get, the more clearly see the world. if you identify and disillusionment and despair, that is a particular problem. that is because you are too invested in net external entity. you fell into despair. so we morally invest ourselves into something external -- the more we invest ourselves into something external, the more we identify with what is not us, the more we set ourselves up to be victimized, if not physically, at least emotionally and spiritually. i was recently reading some work of a of hitler. you do not read many examples of the nile. the propaganda minister, one of the top that say leaders which hitler temporarily appointed when he committed suicide -- he lived another day before he killed themsel
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Jan 17, 2013 2:00pm PST
an advertising campaign against obama's move. the proposals including a ban on assault weapons in response to last month's school massacre in newtown. >> bush fires continue to rage in australia. dozens of homes have been destroyed, and firefighters are struggling to keep the situation under control. more fires are expected this weekend as even higher temperatures and winds are forecast. >> in indonesia, heavy monsoon rains have triggered severe flooding in much of the capital, paralyzing daily lives. at least four people are reported dead, and thousands have had to evacuate their homes. >> authorities have been setting up emergency shelters, and have faced the flood alert -- raised the flood alert. more heavy rain is forecast for the next few days. >> jakarta has come to a standstill. muddy waters of to two meters high in the city center have forced many government offices and businesses to close. people simply cannot get to work. >> i am really sad. i am trying to reach my store, but there is no transportation, no trains, or even a motorbike. but i will keep trying to get there. >> some
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Jan 18, 2013 5:30am PST
. -- and president obama. offered for their support in dealing with the situation. on thursday morning the algerian forces mounted an operation. we were not informed of this in advance. i was told by the algerian prime minister while was taken place. he said the terrorists tried to flee. they just there to be an immediate threat to the lives of hostages and felt obliged to respond. when i spoke to the algerian minister last night, he told me the first operation was complete but this is a large and complex area and they're still pursuing terrorists and possibly hostages in other areas of the site. the algerian prime minister has told me they are looking at four possible ways to resolve the crisis. last night, the number of british citizens out risk was less than 30. thankfully, we know the number has been significantly reduced. i am sure the house will understand why during an ongoing operation cannot say more this stage. mr. speaker, our priority remains the safety of british nationals, the repatriation of those killed, and the evacuation of the wounded and freed hostages. the rapid deployment team
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Jan 20, 2013 5:30am PST
of president obama will be public on monday after the private swearing in on sunday. a cease-fire declared by it the rebels in colombia ends on sunday. the altered a truce as a gesture of goodwill, but now's the billions are bracing for a surge in violence. in one of the worst conflict zones, we have a report. >> they enjoy the last hours of relative peace in the village in the valley, a stronghold for the rebels. over the last two months, they have been fraught with combat and skirmishes. now the unilateral cease-fire is over. how long will it be until they are running for cover? >> they are some of the ones most impacted by the arbitrary actions. we live in constant tension. what the down the road, those in charge of the area's 3000 strong army units shows us the feared homemade mortar used by the farc. >> they least these with human excrement so if the shop that does not kill you -- if the shrapnel does not kill you, the infection does. >> there are prepared to keep fighting even if they call for another bilateral ceasefire. the government rolls out a ceasefire are gearing in the past t
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Jan 14, 2013 4:00pm PST
, not at the conviction level yet, but certainly at the investigatory and prosecution level. barack obama brags on his campaign website of having prosecuted more people under the espionage act than all previous presidents combined. in fact, more than twice of all presidents combined. >> on that particular note, i want to ask you, if you can, to talk about when you consider to be the long-term impacts of wikileaks. as governments continually centralized through the digital revolution their information, it makes it more possible for dissidents or whistle-blowers within the structures of these governments to make that information available to it broader sectors of the public. if the government are able to squash wikileaks, how do you see that movement developing, in terms of other organizations for rising to continue the work you have been doing? >> the attempts to squash wikileaks are there. no doubt about this. since 2008, that has been the case. we released a classified u.s. intelligence report, in fact, showing in 2008, the concern that the u.s. military had about wikileaks, the way that it could be
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